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ALS Scare
Dec 7, 2015
... I'm a 32 year old female. I started falling a lot in the last couple of weeks. I have a complete foot drop in my left foot. My left hand started showing signs of weakness and I've started dropping things as well. I deal with extreme fatigue, the best way I can describe it is like pregnancy exhaustion times 100. ... (5 replies)
Sound like ALS?
Aug 29, 2014
... ALS is a disease of exclusion, i had 50 different tests before my als diagnosis last october. ... (8 replies)
New ALS patient
Feb 16, 2011
... my husband has weakness in one leg.. and is suppose to have the EMG test but he says it hurts him too much.. ... (4 replies)

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... they are slight and barely noticable, whereas my arms are more noticiable and do it less but more strongly than my calves. I have weakness in my left wrist and elbow and right shoulder, and I think now in my ankles. I also have a few fasciculations in my buttocks and left pectoral. ... (13 replies)
... four, female, so an unlikely candidate for ALS ... BUT I have had significant muscle weakness and some atrophy over the last 12 months, I have lost a LOT of strength in my legs, torso and arms. This really sucks. ... (14 replies)
ALS fears.
Dec 14, 2006
... iod for the same reasons. They were done by a top expert in the field who regularly publishes in the trade journals. He told me from the start that people with ALS present with OBJECTIVE weakness, not perceived weakness. ... (2 replies)
... is muscle weakness considered getting fatigued, or is there definite "strength" weakness first? ... (13 replies)
... ed until after my arm became weak. I have progressed rather slowly, yet It has moved to my right arm as well. My hands have become almost useless, and I can feel weakness and see loss of muscle in my legs now. ALS symtoms vary from person, I think you should see a Neurologist and have the emg test. ... (9 replies)
... So the question is, does anybody out there know of cases of shoulder injuries that cause ALS symptoms? ... (4 replies)
... Hi Back in the saddle There have been several cases of Lyme disease misdiagnosed as ALS You might havew them look into this which can be a slow moving neurological didsorder /infection Take a look at the lyme boards and I am aloso aware of a doctor out of colorado that was mis diagnosed with ALS when acually he had Lyme disease and is doing 80 % better now . Just... (3 replies)
... Unfortunately, I can share my family's experience with ALS when my mother was afflicted. ... (11 replies)
... He's going for an MRI this coming Monday, and they also recommended physical therapy. He hasn't mentioned any weakness or twitching or anything like that, just pain. He gets around pretty good, he's pretty active and they're always out going somewhere. ... (2 replies)
... only a physician can say for certain if you have ALS or not, your symptoms and the progression does not follow any case that I have ever seen. ... (9 replies)
Possible ALS
Apr 28, 2017
... At a recent Neurologist visit for a seizure I had I told the DR. About weakness and twitching in my left hand. After doing a few test he noticed weakness and some muschle loss. He then ordered an EMG. ... (3 replies)
Do I have ALS?
Oct 4, 2007
... In ALS, does weakness start to show in a muscle group or just a single muscle? ... (11 replies)
ALS Question
Feb 27, 2019
... My mother had ALS. It started in her hand. Her left hand fingers folded in like a first. She could not open her gas tank on her car or undo her bra, etc.... ALS generally starts in one area of the body, then becomes apparent in another part. Meaning it can start in upper limbs or lower limbs, or problems with speech. ... (3 replies)
... either some more helpful insight or ideas of what, if any, steps I should take to make this twitching stop! It's driving me crazy and I want to know I don't have als because is terrifying me! ... (4 replies)
ALS? Very Scared
Jul 1, 2015
... him if it could be ALS. He laughed and said, "I'll check for that..but your exam was normal and nothing stuck out. It's not very likely. " He said patients with ALS typically get pains later as the disease progresses. He ordered an MRI of my lower back and an EMG. I feel like I'm living in fear. I can walk.. ... (5 replies)
... new neurologist back to back. I am very happy that I do not have ALS!! I am lost to where I go now. I was diagnosed by a neurosurgeon and a primary care doc with ALS because of MRI and symptoms prior to EMG and was not going to accept the diagnoses so I went for a second opinion. Now I am completely lost. ... (5 replies)

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